Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
a. eyeglasses Glasses for the eyes.
b. A single lens in a pair of glasses; a monocle.
2. See eyepiece.
3. See eyecup.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
chiefly US another word for spectacles
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||eyeglasses - optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision|
bifocals - eyeglasses having two focal lengths, one for near vision and the other for far vision
frame - the framework for a pair of eyeglasses
goggles - tight-fitting spectacles worn to protect the eyes
lorgnette - eyeglasses that are held to the eyes with a long handle
optical instrument - an instrument designed to aid vision
pince-nez - spectacles clipped to the nose by a spring
dark glasses, shades, sunglasses - spectacles that are darkened or polarized to protect the eyes from the glare of the sun; "he was wearing a pair of mirrored shades"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
eyeglasses[ˈaɪglɑːsɪz] (US) npl (= spectacles) → lunettes fpl
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n. pl. espejuelos, gafas, lentes, anteojos;
bifocal ___ → ___ bifocales;
trifocal ___ → ___ trifocales.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
eyeglassesnpl gafas, lentes mpl, anteojos, espejuelos (esp. Carib) (V. también glasses.)
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.